Watch Queen Bey at her best, covering 'Bang Bang', in the new HBO trailer.
Rapper, record company boss, '99 Problems' and 'Empire State Of Mind' hitmaker, husband of Beyoncé – find out more about Jay-Z.
Real Name: Shawn Corey Carter
Born: 4 December 1969
Height: 6' 1.5" / 1.87 m
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Hometown: New York, USA
Did you know?
- Jay-Z attended high school with fellow would-be rappers Notorious B.I.G. and Busta Rhymes.
- He, Damon Dash and Kareem Biggs created Roc-A-Fella Records in 1995.
- Jay-Z's 1998 hit 'Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)' samples the musical Annie.
- In 2004, Jay-Z was named president of hip-hop leaders Def Jam Records.
- When Jay-Z headlined Glastonbury Festival in 2008 he opened with Oasis's 'Wonderwall'.
First Single: In My Lifetime
First Album: Reasonable Doubt
First Big Top 40 No.1: Run This Town
Beyonce and Jay Z’s joint tour looks INCREDIBLE – and it looks like we may see it in the UK VERY soon.
Hey Beyonce, can you lend us a tenner? Queen Bey has topped the Forbes Celebrity 100 list – and raked in a pretty nice lot of earnings last year too!
Beyonce and Jay Z’s wedding is one of the best kept secrets in the world (probably), but the couple have revealed some of their wedding video – and it is SO CUTE!
The first pictures of Beyonce and Jay Z's 'On The Run' tour have landed, and it looks UNREAL!
This pop pair may be two of the hardest working stars out there, but they DEFINITELY like to get away with little Blue for some family time. Prepare to be INCREDIBLY #jell after seeing how the Carters spend their family holidays.
As fans launch a petition for Bey and Jay-Z to turn their 'On The Run' faux trailer into a FULL Hollywood outing, Capital takes a look at just what that movie could look like if it ever happened...
The rapper returned to the UK this month with his latest world tour. Performing all his best hits as well as material from new album 'Magna Carta Holy Grail', the rapper proved why he is still the man to beat.
Here's the video for the anthemic tribute to The Big Apple..it's received over 70 million hits!
Jay-Z has teamed up with Mr Hudson for his third single to be taken from his current album.